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[Bug 9215] Provide a Webcam example that is in accord with WCAG 2 or Defer to "HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 23:20:26 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-03-23 23:20:26 ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> I don't have any advice, I'm trying to work out what the spec should say.
> Is the text you quoted sufficient? Or should we instead advise authors to
> provide this text outside the image as well, or instead? How would you write
> the entire alt="" text for that page's webcam image?
> Are you suggesting it should just say this?:
>    <img src="..." alt="Picture and weather data from GENEVA - SWITZERLAND">
> I'm not trying to "trap" you or some such. I'm trying to work out what I should
> put in the spec, e.g. as an example, or for advice.

I don't have the bandwidth for this back and for at the moment, as you  know I
am working on  a text alternative doc: http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
I have a request to add webcam examples, so will ping you when thats done, you
may find them useful for your text alternative stuff.

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